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NFL Week 6 positional fantasy football rankings

2RM4P7N Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (1) hands off to running back Raheem Mostert (31) during the first quarter against the Jacksonville Jaguars in an NFL preseason football game Saturday, Aug. 26, 2023, in Jacksonville, Fla. (Al Diaz/Miami Herald via AP)

Raheem Mostert is back to being a top-10 fantasy running back: With De’Von Achane injured and Jeff Wilson Jr. coming back from injury, Mostert should have a dominant game.

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WR:CB Matchup Chart

These are my fantasy football rankings for Week 6 for PPR leagues, including some notes about players to help you make your weekly decisions.

According to FantasyPros, my rankings were fifth-most accurate in 2021, second-most in 2020 and third-most in 2019. My rankings are the only ones to finish in the top five in three of the last four seasons.

Last Updated: 11:40 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 15

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Quarterbacks

Rank Name Team Opp Notes
1 Patrick Mahomes KC DEN GM
2 Josh Allen BUF NYG
3 Jalen Hurts PHI @NYJ
4 Tua Tagovailoa MIA CAR GM
5 Lamar Jackson BLT @TEN
6 Justin Fields CHI MIN
7 Trevor Lawrence JAX IND GM
8 Justin Herbert LAC DAL BM
9 Joe Burrow CIN SEA
10 Matthew Stafford LA ARZ
11 Kirk Cousins MIN @CHI
12 Geno Smith SEA @CIN
13 Dak Prescott DAL @LAC
14 Russell Wilson DEN @KC
15 Jared Goff DET @TB
16 C.J. Stroud HST NO BM
17 Sam Howell WAS @ATL FA
18 Brock Purdy SF @CLV BM
19 Joshua Dobbs ARZ @LA GM
20 Baker Mayfield TB DET FA
21 Gardner Minshew IND @JAX FA
22 Jimmy Garoppolo LV NE FA
23 Derek Carr NO @HST FA
24 Bryce Young CAR @MIA FA
25 Desmond Ridder ATL WAS FA
26 Mac Jones NE @LV GM, FA
27 Zach Wilson NYJ PHI FA
28 Ryan Tannehill TEN BLT BM, FA
29 Tyrod Taylor NYG @BUF FA
30 P.J. Walker CLV SF BM, FA

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